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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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What is left nasal ala fracture? What is treatment?

What is left nasal ala fracture? What is treatment?

Broken nose: "ala" means "wing." you fractured the lateral aspect of your nose. Protection and non-operative treatment if nondisplaced. It'll heal in about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How can I stop nasal drip?

How can I stop nasal drip?

Depends: Nasal drip can be from many causes. Allergies are high on the list. Some get this with cold weather. Some get it with a cold. Some a condition called vaso-motor rhinitis. See your pcp or allergist and get checked. Antihistamines may help. Certain nasal sprays (atrovent) may help. Nasal steroids may help. You may need immunotherapy (allergy shots). Avoid the cold. ...Read more

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My wife have nasal post drip?

My wife have nasal post drip?

Treatments available: There are many treatments that can help her such as prescription inhaled corticosteroids for one example. Have her see a dr, get officially diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes post nasal just on one side?

What causes post nasal just on one side?

Depends: Have you had surgery in your ears or craniotomy? Do you have a severely deviated septm with allergies. If you had surgery, your postnasal drip on one side could be spinal fluid. If you have a severely deviated septum, instead of having drainage through your nostril, it goes backwards. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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What can be taken for consistent post nasal?

Post nasal drip: Salt water washes twice daily and saline mist up to 4x/day. Seeing an allergist to find out what you are allergic to and then focusing on an effective treatment option. ...Read more

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Can you tell me can I have nasal walls removed?

Can you tell me can I have nasal walls removed?

Yes: I do not know of any medical reason to have the nasal walls removed if your nasal passages are normal. Chronic cocaine use will erode the nasal passages. Not sure if that applies to you. An Ear, Nose and Throat specialist would be the physician of choice to see. ...Read more

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What to do if you suffer with postal nasal drip?

What to do if you suffer with postal nasal drip?

Depends: Post nasal drip can be allergic, nonallergic, and vasomotor rhinitis, acute nasopharyngitis, and sinusitis. Treatment depends on etiology. Medical consultation is needed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a nasal drip constantly every morning

NOT UNUSUAL: This time of the year, depending on where you live, moning due and rapid evaporation as the day warms up triggers nasal congestion, which triggers sinuses to drain in the back of your throat. ...Read more

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Nasal comfort - does it really work; should I try it?

Nasal comfort - does it really work; should I try it?

Yes, but: Yes, nasal lavage helps with many nasal symptoms including nasal drainage, allergy, secretions, sinus drainage, etc. Nasal Comfort I think is no longer sold. Any OTC nasal lavage product would do the same. If symptoms persist, see ENT doc. Don't overuse decongestant nasal sprays. ...Read more

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Scented candles trigger my nasal issue but my family won't stop using them, what should I do?

Please ask your: Family to read my response. If the scented candles make you ill (and many people are sensitive to them) then other people's use of them in your presence is in my opinion akin to abuse. Your family can discuss this with the family doctor to learn more. I am sorry that people in your home aren't listening to you. ...Read more

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Can cause serious damage by picking your noset till it bleeds. I used to drugs 15 yrs ago but as it heals it blocks my nasal passagrs do I pick it.

Rhinitis: You may be suffering from atrophic rhinitis from chronic drug use, try a saline nasal spray and a saline gel, both over the counter to lubricate your nose, improve your congestion and stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Hello, are there any types of conditions that can gradually make the nasal tip around a third or twice larger, also more thicker and rounder? Thanks.

Yes: Rhinophyma is enlargement of the sebaceous glands on the skin of the nose. There are multiple treatment options depending on the degree of involvement. ...Read more

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What are thickend mucousal in your nasal passages ?

Lining of nose: Lining of nose thickened. This is due to chronic inflammation from allergic rhinitis. It is nothing serious. ...Read more

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Effecive ues of avamys nasal decongestants?

Avamys: That is a medication sold in the phillippines. It is the same medication as that sold in the U.S. Under the prescription name of veramyst. It is a nasal steroid used for nasal allergies. ...Read more

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What is a nasal swab test?

Nasal swab test: Swabbing the nasal mucosa is done for multiple reasons to test for allergy cells, infection or to look at the structure of the respiratory cells in the nasal cavity. ...Read more

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How can nasal intubation work?

How can nasal intubation work?

Very well!: Sometimes a breathing tube needs to be placed through the nose when surgery is done on the jaw or facial bones, for example. The tube is gently introduced through the nose down into the windpipe (trachea) to help the pt breathe during surgery. It works the same way as a tube put in via the mouth to provide an airway for a pt under anesthesia. ...Read more

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